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There are 7 ways to get from Victoria Falls to Franschhoek by plane, taxi, bus, car, car train or train

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Fly from Victoria Falls, taxi  •  4h 12m

  1. Fly from Victoria Falls (VFA) to Capetown (CPT) VFA - CPT
  2. Take a taxi from Capetown to Franschhoek

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Bus  •  39h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
  2. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Johannesburg to Paarl

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Fly from Livingstone, taxi  •  4h 18m

  1. Fly from Livingstone (LVI) to Capetown (CPT) LVI - CPT
  2. Take a taxi from Capetown to Franschhoek

Drive, car train  •  45h 12m

  1. Drive from Victoria Falls to Klerksdorp
  2. Take the car train from Klerksdorp to Worcester
  3. Drive from Worcester to Franschhoek

Train, bus  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
  2. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Johannesburg
  3. Take the bus from Midrand to Paarl

Train, bus via Cape Town  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
  2. Take the bus from Bulawayo to Johannesburg
  3. Take the train from Johannesburg to Capetown
  4. Take the train from Cape Town to Stellenbosch

Drive  •  30h 18m

  1. Drive from Victoria Falls to Franschhoek 2658.4 km

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The cheapest way to get from Victoria Falls to Franschhoek is to bus which costs $95 - $130 and takes 39h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Victoria Falls to Franschhoek is to fly and taxi which costs $250 - $310 and takes 4h 12m.

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The distance between Victoria Falls and Franschhoek is 1898 km. The road distance is 2658.4 km.

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The best way to get from Victoria Falls to Franschhoek without a car is to bus which takes 39h 43m and costs $95 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Victoria Falls to Franschhoek, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Victoria Falls Airport to Capetown Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Victoria Falls to Franschhoek is 2658 km. It takes approximately 30h 18m to drive from Victoria Falls to Franschhoek.

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Airlink, Kenya Airways and British Airways offer flights from Victoria Falls Airport to Capetown Airport.

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There are 216+ hotels available in Franschhoek. Prices start at R 1 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Victoria Falls to Victoria Falls Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs $27 - $33.

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Map of how to get from Victoria Falls to Franschhoek.
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  • Distance: 1897.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 12m

What companies run services between Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and Franschhoek, South Africa?

You can take a bus from Victoria Falls to Franschhoek via Bulawayo, Bulawayo, Johannesburg, and Paarl in around 39h 43m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Victoria Falls to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 3 300 - R 8 500
Flights from Livingstone to Capetown via Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R 2 400 - R 10 000
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Victoria Falls to Capetown
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R 3 600 - R 9 000
Flights from Livingstone to Capetown
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 4 500 - R 9 000
Airlink
Website
flyairlink.com
Flights from Victoria Falls to Capetown
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R 4 000 - R 9 000
Train operators
Shosholoza Meyl
Car train from Klerksdorp to Worcester
Ave. Duration
26h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 270 - R 390
Schedules at
shosholozameyl.co.za
2nd Class
R 270 - R 390
1st Class
R 470 - R 650
NRZ
Phone
+263-029-2363521
Email
pubreloffice@nrz.co.zw
Website
nrz.co.zw
Train from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
nrz.co.zw
Premier Classe
Train from Johannesburg to Capetown
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
R 3 120
Schedules at
premierclasse.co.za
CT Trains
Website
cttrains.co.za
Train from Cape Town to Stellenbosch
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
R 8 - R 18
Schedules at
cttrains.co.za
Metro
R 8 - R 18
Bus operators
Extracity Luxury
Phone
+263-775205200
Email
info@extracity.co.zw
Bus from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R 210
Schedules at
extracity.co.zw
InterCape
Phone
+27 (0)21 380 4400
Email
info@intercape.co.za
Website
intercape.co.za
Bus from Bulawayo to Johannesburg
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 450 - R 700
Schedules at
intercape.co.za
Full Flexi
R 550
Flexi
R 450
Saver
R 450
TransLux Express
Phone
+27 86 158 9282
Email
translux@apx.co.za
Website
res.prasa.com
Bus from Johannesburg to Paarl
Ave. Duration
16h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R 440 - R 600
Schedules at
res.prasa.com
Eldo Coaches
Phone
+27 (0)11 213 9953/4/5
Email
info@eldocoaches.co.za
Website
eldocoaches.co.za
Bus from Midrand to Paarl
Ave. Duration
18h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R 450 - R 550
Schedules at
eldocoaches.co.za
Normal
R 450 - R 550
Other operators
Taxi from Capetown to Franschhoek
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
R 750 - R 950
Unicab
Phone
+27 21 486 1600
Website
unicab.co.za
Excite Taxis
Phone
+27 21 448 4444
Website
excitetaxis.co.za
CapeTownTaxi
Phone
+27 84 522 1039
Website
capetowntaxi.co.za
Cape Town Shuttles
Phone
+27 21 556 5606
Website
vtransfers.co.za
CABS Car Hire Cape Town
Phone
+27 82 707 8071
Website
cabscarhire.com

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